UK broadcaster the BBC has won the domestic rights to the British Open Golf Championship – ending speculation it could lose out to a rival. has completed the acquisition of web-based sports magazine

The official website of CART has smashed its previous two-day record for visits over it Road America race weekend.

Greece and Cyprus have agreed to send two satellites into space to advance telecommunications in the region and assist in transmission of the 2004 Athens Olympics.

National Football League (NFL) team the Denver Broncos has unveiled a raft of new broadcasting initiatives for its Invesco Field stadium, done in partnership with AT&T Broadband and ESPN.

Negotiations over the French TV rights to the 2002 World Cup have stalled because rights holders the Kirch Group have set the price too high, a French newspaper has reported.

UK-based bookmaker Ladbrokes has signed a sponsorship deal with the World Pool Masters in a bid to promote its online gambling business. How to Develop Effective Sponsorship Programmes: A new report from SportBusiness Group: Click here

Latin American pay-TV broadcaster, Pan-American Sports Network (PSN) has appointed Luis Baraldi to the post of vice president for programming, production and operations.

Extreme sports showcase the X Games, organised by US broadcaster ESPN, attracted total crowds of more than 235,000 during its 11 days of competition.

European soccer’s governing body, UEFA, has relaunched its website – which will spearhead its new media division.

Brazilian soccer's latest scandal has taken a new twist after a private meeting of the country's leading directors was secretly recorded and then broadcast by a radio station.

English soccer club Chelsea is in talks with Italian club Lazio about setting up a rival to the G14 group of top European clubs.